oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The importance of establishing and supporting long-term environmental research at South African universities
|Article Title||The importance of establishing and supporting long-term environmental research at South African universities|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Civil Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||May 1955|
|Pages||25 - 27|
|Keyword(s)||Environmental research, South Africa and Universities|
The paper reviews the need for long-term environmental research at universities in the light of the needs of South Africa and the benefits that can be obtained from such research The unprecedented population growth, which is still outpacing the production of food in Africa (FAO, 1995), and the uneven distribution of resources coupled with the widening gap between the developed and the developing world are all facts that cannot be ignored.
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